Exercise Science Students in the Physical Education Pedagogy (Pre-MAE) track planned and implemented a Bike Rodeo in conjunction with the City of Kirksville Parks and Recreation Department on Saturday April 9th.
Students enrolled in Advanced Sport Management organized an afternoon of fishing at Spur Pond in Kirksville. The event was co-sponsored with the Kirksville Parks & Recreation Department and the Missouri Department of Conservation. Over 125 kids and their families attended the event which also included casting practice and a scavenger hunt. Poles and bait were […]
Ashley Ward, senior Exercise Science major, was recently awarded the J. William Fulbright award to Spain. The Fulbright award is a highly competitive program sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. As a Fulbright grantee, Ashley will join the ranks of distinguished participants in the program. Fulbright alumni […]
On April 1, 2011 students from the HES Department won the AAHE (American Association of Health Education) case study competition at the 2011 AAHPERD national convention in San Diego, CA. The HES case study team consisted of Sarah Folks, Katie Emery, and Grace McGaughey, with Gina Hansen as the alternate member. Eastern Illinois University placed […]
Students from Advanced Sport Management were at the Career Center this week practicing their interview skills and having their resumes critiqued. Truman Faculty and Staff and members of the community volunteered to help with the mock interviews including Dr. Minner, Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Education, Polly Matteson, Assistant Director of the […]
AED devices installed in businesses By Calli Price (from Truman Index) Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Northeast Missouri Heart Health has teamed up with Professor Janice Young’s Health 440 class this semester to start a media campaign for the installation of Automated External Defibrillators in businesses around Kirksville. AEDs are machines used to assist someone […]
Michael Atkinson received the 2011 TOSA Medical Entry Level Scholarship Award on March 18 at the Mid-America Athletic Trainers Association awards dinner in Omaha, NE. The scholarship is selected on a combination of academic achievement, character, athletic training abilities, and a desire for a career in athletic training. Michael received $500, complimentary registration for the […]
(Smithville, Missouri) March 17, 2011—Todd Schuetz, Assistant Superintendent of the Smithville R-II School District in Smithville, Missouri announced the selection of Dr. Matt Teeter as the Smithville Middle School Principal beginning with the 2011-2012 school year. Dr. Teeter is currently an assistant principal at Lakeview Middle School in the Park Hill School District where he […]
The Department of Health and Senior Services has a USDA funded program for Summer Food Service sites that operates statewide. The program may have some paid internships available for the St. Louis, Kansas City and Cape Girardeau areas this summer, perhaps when students would be in their hometowns. The work would include visiting certain child […]
Ashley Ward, a senior Exercise Science major, is a Fulbright finalist for an English Teaching Assistantship in Spain. Fulbright Scholars are college graduates who travel abroad for a year to serve as ambassadors for their alma mater and the United States. Congratulations and good luck to Ashley!